Thursday, November 5, 2009

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Updated Products

Parallels, Inc. released Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac Build 9220, a major update of the virtualization software. Highlights of this release include support for Snow Leopard as both host and guest, Snow Leopard 64-bit support, a Windows WDDM driver with DX and OpenGL support, multi-monitor support for Windows and Linux guests, improved performance of the virtualization engine, assignment of up to eight virtual CPUs to a single virtual machine, better performance for Boot Camp virtual machines, a revised interface, MacLook (to make Windows applications look more Mac-like), and much more. Parallels Desktop is $79.99 ($49.99 upgrade) for Mac OS X 10.4.11 and up (Intel Macs only).

Bare Bones Software's BBEdit 9.3 is a feature and maintenance update for the popular all-around text, HTML, and programmer's editor. This feature and maintenance release offers enhancements to the Projects function, including support for Finder saved searches and more flexibility in handling non-text files, plus support for creating language-specific ctags for autocompletion, a button to create new files and folders in FTP/SFTP browsers, support for combining clipping sets when working in mixed-language files, a bbfind command-line tool, and other changes. BBEdit is $125 for Mac OS X 10.4 and up (Universal Binary) including Snow Leopard.

both of these are great tools

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